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All events listed can be found at www.VisitSyracuse.org Page 1 of 8 Courtesy of: Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity 572 S. Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13202 800-234-4797 www.VisitSyracuse.org

 

On-going Onondaga County Events!

 

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Syracuse Stage presents the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream thru March 31st. For details, contact the box office at 443-3275.

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The District Festival continues at the Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairground’s Empire Theater offering Grey Gardens from Rarely Done Productions; I Remember Mama from Appleseed Productions; & The Full Monty from The Redhouse. For details, call 315-425-0405

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So much fantastic seasonal fun at Beaver Lake Nature Center including Maple Syrup Time thru March! Call 638-2519 or visit www.OnondagaCountyParks.com.

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CNY Regional Farmers Market is open from 7am to 2pm each Saturday & Sunday (flea market); Market Common shops open daily. For info call 422-8647or www.cnyrma.com.

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Onondaga Community College features the Arts Across Campus exhibit Whitney Windows Project by Mike Barletta & David MacDonald Gallery Exhibit. For details call 498-2622.

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IMAX Theater at the MOST is featuring Dolphins, Beavers, Born to be Wild, & Tornado Alley. For details, call 425-9068 or www.most.org.

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Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 @ 7:42 am by Curt
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CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM    131 GENESEE STREET      AUBURN, NY 13021         315-255-1658

 

 

The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through

 

Feb. 1st – Apr. 19th -  General John S. Clark – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Biographical exhibit on General John S. Clark, a man of his era. Civil War veteran, cartographer, ethnographer, and Auburn City Planner.  Closed major holidays.  Suggested donation $3, Tues. – Sun. Noon – 5:00 pm.  www.cayugamuseum.org  315-253-8051 

Mar. 1st – May 31st – “Lincoln Tour” – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Tour showcases the working relationship and personal friendship between the President and his Secretary of State.  The Seward House Museum is offering the “Lincoln Tour.” The tour will show museum visitors the actual artifacts of these two men’s world-changing professional relationship, but also of their genuine friendship. Visitors will get to see Seward’s appointment document where Lincoln names him Secretary of State, hear letters about the President and his relationship with not only Seward but his family, Lincoln’s presence throughout the Seward Home and more.  The story of the this great partnership is told through stories in the following rooms of the house: Parlor, Library, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Upstairs Hall,Victorian Room, Civil War Room, and Seward’s Office.  Thurs. 1:00 pm, Sat. 1:00 & 3:00 pm, admission $5.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Mar. 1st – May 31st  - Auburn Photography Club at APT – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Auburn Photography Club at Auburn Public Theater. Opening Reception is March 1st from 5-9:30PM with live music by Nightlite Mary, Rue, Wooden Chalk and the Soup, and Hysterical Fits.  Exhibit will be open throughout the month of March during regular theater hours.  Featuring the work of several area photographers: Dean Aversa, Rhonda Miller Aversa, Annette Chamberlain, Joe Librandi-Cowan, Erica Hasenjager, Michael LaMontagne, Sherene LaMontagne, Maureen McEvers, Donald R. Miller, John Miller, Christopher Molloy, Drew Mosley, Chris Peters, and Ian Sherlock.  Free.    www.auburnpublictheater.org     315-253-6669

Mar. 30th – May 12th – Made in NY 2013 – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Made in NY is an annual juried exhibition featuring works by artists residing in New York State. This eclectic exhibition showcases photography, painting, sculpture, book arts and much more. Applicants may submit up to 2 works completed within the last three years.  Admission $6, free for members and children.  Tues.-Sat. 10am – 5pm, Sun. 1-5pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Mar. 20th – Apr. 26th – “Out of Rubble” – Art Exhibition at Wells College – The String Room Gallery at Wells College, 170 Main St., Aurora.  The Wells College Visual Arts Department welcomes the exhibition, “Out of Rubble,” curated by Susanne Slavick. Photographs, paintings and video and digital works will be displayed in the String Room Gallery of Main Building.  Out Of Rubble reacts to the wake of war – its realities and its representations. The rubble that each war leaves behind shapes today and tomorrow – physically, psychologically, spiritually and culturally. Out Of Rubble presents international artists who consider its causes and consequences, its finality and future, moving from decimation and disintegration to the possibilities of regeneration and recovery.  Free, Mon – Fri, Noon – 5:00 pm, Sat & Sun, 1:00 – 4:00 pm.  www.wells.edu/stringroomgallery/  315-364-3465

Mar. 20th – Spring Equinox Walk – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Embrace the first day of spring by taking a guided walk to discover nature’s secret expression of the changing seasons. Early spring migrants, nesting owls and calling frogs are some of the possible wildlife we may encounter. The program is free and open to the public.  Free, 7pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpar   315-947-6143

Mar. 22nd – Perfect Pairings – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Enjoy pairings of beer, wine, and Finger Lakes cheeses at the Schweinfurth Art Center.  Advance Tickets: $30 member, $35 non-member  At Door: $35 member, $40 non-member, 7-9pm. -Music by Joe Whiting -Silent Auction -Art Making with Betsy Menson Sio, Joe Librandi-Cowan, and Robert Loring – Preview of 2013 Made in NY exhibit -Cyanotypes by Victoria Miller in Gallery Julius Tickets can be purchased a the Art Center.   www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Mar. 22nd – “The Intouchables” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects. An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility, The Intouchables has broken box office records in its native France and across Europe. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicap millionaire (Francois Cluzet) and his street smart ex-con caretaker (Omar Sy), The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 3/22, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 3/23, 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org         315-253-6669

Mar. 23rd – Emily Howland and the Suffrage Movement in Cayuga County – Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn.  Talk, “Emily Howland and the Suffrage Movement in Cayuga County,” by Patricia White of the Howland Stone Store Museum, 1 p.m. White will talk about Howland and efforts in Cayuga County to get women the right to vote; she also will bring suffrage posters from the museum’s collection. Free; no registration required.  Free, 1pm.  315-252-2571 

Mar. 23rd – Egg Dying – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  See what colors you can get from your pantry just in time for the spring table. Go back to nature with this fun and entertaining program using natural dyes to color your eggs. Please bring your own hard-boiled eggs to dye. An adult should accompany children. The program is free and open to the public.  Free, 1pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpar   315-947-6143

Mar. 23rd – Professor Louie & The Crowmatix – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Aaron Professor “Louie” Hurwitz- Multi-instrumentalist – Hammond organ/keyboards/accordion and exceptional vocalist. Tagged Prof. “Louie” by The Band vocalist/bassist Rick Danko while performing as a duo. MARIE SPINOSA – Miss Marie from Brooklyn, NY – singer/songwriter, pianist/percussionist had performed for many years in concert with her own groups, has co-written many of the songs on The Crowmatix releases. GARY BURKE – drummer for Bob Dylan, Graham Parker and many others & best known for his long tenure on over a dozen albums with Joe Jackson. FRANK CAMPBELL – played bass with The Rick Danko, Levon Helm duo tours of the 70′s and early 80′s. JOSH COLOW – From Woodstock, New York – An in demand rhythm & blues guitarist, Josh has toured The United States and Europe with Jesse Winchester with his own groups and solo.  Tickets: $10; $9 APT Members, 8pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                315-253-6669

Mar. 23rd – The Kids Choice Awards – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Our annual LIVE broadcast of the slimey-est show around! Pizza, snacks, fun.  Admission $5, Doors open at 7:00 pm, show at 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org      315-253-6669

Mar. 23rd – Lamoreaux Landing Wine Dinner – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  Our first event with the Finger Lakes winemakers will feature five paired courses, including a reception wine and intermezzo. Thoughtfully arranged, each course has been designed and paired specifically with the wine featured. Director of Training and Service Meryl Davis will be on hand to explain the logic behind the pairings, while Executive Chef Patrick will discuss the featured food pairings. Please call for reservations.  $75++/person  Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7:00 pm  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-888

Mar. 23rd – Ring in Spring! – BeauVine Chophouse & Wine Bar, 74 State St., Auburn.  Come on out for live entertainment from the Works Band! It’s only a $5 cover charge plus cash bar. Oh and in the spirit of spring, we’re turning on the fire pit for the first time!  $5 cover charge, 8pm-midnight.  315-252-5511

Mar. 23rd & 24th – Welcome to Maple Weekend 2013:                                                               Schoolyard Sugarbush, 5967 Appletree Point Rd.  Moravia.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great!  10-4pm, free.  www.schoolyardsugarbush.org  315-497-3480

Smokey Hollow Maple Products, 8597 Pierce Rd., Jordan.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great! Come taste our sugar on snow, take a free tour and try some free samples of goodies using maple. We will be operating our evaporators, making maple cotton candy, maple popcorn, maple cream, maple sugar in many shapes and sizes.  Pancake breakfast available from 9am till noon, $5/person and kids under 5 free. 10-4pm, free.  www.smokeyhollow.net  315-689-9833

Mar. 23rd – 31st  Free Easter Photos and Activities at Bass Pro Shops – Bass Pro Shops, 1579 Clark St. Rd., Auburn.  Bring the kids to see the Easter Bunny, receive a complimentary Free 4 x 6 photo, make a bunny magnet, 3/23 & 3/24 1-4pm, create a bunny frame or scratch art egg craft, 3/29 6-8pm, 3/30 & 3/31 1-4pm. Easter Egg Hunt, Saturdays & Sundays at 1pm.  315-258-2700

Mar. 23rd & 30th  - The Women’s Tour of the Seward House Museum – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  To showcase and honor the contributions of the Seward women to the Women’s Rights Movement, the Seward House Museum is pleased to announce the return of our Women’s Tour. The narrative focuses on the tenacious spirits and civic involvement of the Seward Women during this critical time.  $8/adults, $7/Seniors, AAA members, $5/students w/college ID, 11:00 am.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Mar. 26th – Visit by Children’s Author – - Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn.  Enjoy a book signing and visit by Children’s Author, Susan Keeter.  Free, 4pm.  315-252-2571

Mar. 26th – Literature on the Lake – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  The Inns of Aurora will present their second Literature on the Lake event. The evening will feature a group of writers and editors of SUNY Upstate Medical University’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities’ literary journal, The Healing Muse. Including fiction, poetry, and non-fiction, the evening will feature a conversation on the process of writing, as individuals read about topics revolving around medicine, illness, healing, disability, and everything in between. The event is free and open to the public. Coffee and complimentary refreshments will be offered, and a cash bar will be available during the readings and conversation.  7pm.   www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-8866

Mar. 26th & Apr. 4th  - Open Mic Night – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Open Mic Night features music and spoken word from local and regional talent in a relaxed cafe setting. Listen to live original and cover music, spoken word, stand-up comedy and poetry and enjoy light refreshments including wine and beer for those with proper ID.  Closed major holidays.  Admission $2 at the door, 7:30-10:30pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                 315-253-6669

Mar. 27th – Susan Keeter Illustrator, An Apple for Harriet – Harriet Tubman Home, 180 South St., Auburn.   Evening presentation from Susan Keeter, Illustrator, “An Apple for Harriet”.   vening presentation from Susan Keeter, Illustrator, “An Apple for Harriet”. family workshop from 6:30-8:00pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Mar. 28th - “Manufactured Landscapes” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.   MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES is the striking new documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of “manufactured landscapes”- quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines and dams-Burtynsky creates stunningly beautiful art from civilization’s materials and debris. The film follows him through China, as he shoots the evidence and effects of that country’s massive industrial revolution. With breathtaking sequences, such as the opening tracking shot through an almost endless factory, the filmmakers also extend the narratives of Burtynsky’s photographs, allowing us to meditate on our impact on the planet and witness both the epicenters of industrial endeavor and the dumping grounds of its waste. In the spirit of such environmentally enlightening hits as AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH and RIVERS AND TIDES, MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES powerfully shifts our consciousness about the world and the way we live in it, without simplistic judgments or reductive resolutions.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 7:30pm.  .  www.auburnpublictheater.org                 315-253-6669

Mar. 28th – BeauVine Beer Pairing Dinner – BeauVine Chop House at the Hilton Garden Inn, 75 State St., Auburn.  Tasting & Hors d’oeuvres beginning at 6pm. Dinner menu: “Scallops and Bacon” House Cured Pork Belly and Seared Scallops With Celery Root Salad, Celery Root Puree, and Pomegranate Reduction Paired with Ommegang Hennepin                                                                                      $45/person ++, Reception starts at 6:00 pm.    315-515-3162

Mar. 28th & 29th – “Hysteria” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.     Hysteria is a romantic comedy with an accomplished cast led by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones and Rupert Everett, that tells an untold tale of discovery – the surprising story of the birth of the electro-mechanical vibrator at the very peak of Victorian prudishness.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 3/29, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 3/30, 8:00 pm.  .www.auburnpublictheater.org                 315-253-6669

Mar. 29th – Easter Celebration – Reva Rollerdrome – 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn.  Find the golden egg, win the easter basket, and skate with the Easter Bunny. Coloring contest, spin art, jelly bean counting contest and face painting.  Admission $5, Easter Egg Hunt 12:30 pm sharp, Skating 1:00 -3:30 pm.  www.reva-rollerdrome.com  315-252-8225

Mar. 29th – Final Friday Featuring Sho-Nuff and Joe Sweet – Theater Mack at the Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Enjoy the musical performance of Sho-Nuff and Joe Sweet in a cozy setting. Cash bar.  Admission $5, 6-10pm.  www.cayugamuseum.org  315-253-8051

Mar. 29th - Easter Celebration – Reva Rollerdrome, 359 W. Genesee St., Auburn.  Find the golden egg, win the easter basket, and skate with the Easter Bunny. Coloring contest, spin art, jelly bean counting contest and face painting.  Admission $5, Easter Egg Hunt 12:30 pm sharp, Skating 1:00 -3:30 pm.  www.reva-rollerdrome.com    315-252-8225

Mar. 30th – “More Than Java with the Gents” - Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn. To benefit S.A.V.A.R, (Sexual Assult Victims’ Advocate Resource)of Cayuga Counseling Services, Inc.  Keynote Speaker Dan Cummings Channel 9 News Anchor. $30/person, $55/couple, $220/table of 8, Social Hour 5:30 pm, Dinner 6:30 pm.  www.cayugacounseling.org                315-253-9795

Mar. 30th – Visit the Vintner - Off the Beaten Path wineries on the east side of Cayuga Lake.  Learn a little about winemaking at this fun, unticketed event. Pick up a map at your first stop, then travel to the other “Off the Beaten Path” wineries, located along the east shore of Cayuga Lake, and meet the winemakers at each stop. They will have a specially prepared talk on the winemaking subject of their choice, and will answer your questions about vinification. Oh, did we mention there will be wine tasting, too?  At CJS Vineyards & Aurelius Winery, taste their Estate wines and new release Odyssey Red 2010.

Mar. 30th – Owasco-Fleming Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt – Hoopes Park, 100 S. Hoopes Ave., Auburn.  Please bring a bag or an Easter basket. Over 9000 oval eggs will be hidden. Two age groups, toddlers to 5 yrs. old, and 6 to 9 years old. Starts exactly at 10:00am. Prizes.   Free, 10am.  

Mar. 30th – Ithaca Beer Co. Lunch – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  During this fun and festive annual luncheon, Chef Patrick and the Aurora Inn Dining Room culinary team shed light on the mysteries of beer and food pairing. The selection of brews has been carefully chosen to highlight the craft of the local Ithaca Beer Company. Featuring upscale bar food-style entrees, the lunch offers a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family-outside of the kitchen. The lunch will include six paired courses, and a reception beer. Please call for reservations.  $45++/person, Reception 12:00 pm, Lunch  12:30 pm.  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-8888

Mar. 30th – Board Game Extravaganza – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  In honor of International Tabletop Day (tabletopday.com) the Sterling Nature Center is hosting its first Board Game Extravaganza. This program is open to the public and board games will be provided or you can bring your own. This is a great opportunity to have fun with your friends and to try a game you haven’t played before all while enjoying the scenic beauty of the Sterling Nature Center.  Free, 1-4pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark  315-947-6143

Mar. 31st – Easter Brunch in The Vineyard Ballroom – Vineyard Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn, 74 State St., Auburn.  Spring greens, asparagus & goat cheese tart, potato & mushroom gratin, brussel sprouts, cooked to order farm fresh eggs & omelets, bourbon glazed ham, carved roast beef, basil crusted salmon, vanilla scented french toast, hot cross buns, easter breads, pasteries and beverages. Call 315-515-3162 for reservations.  $24++/adults, $12++/children. 

Apr. 2nd – Pizza!  Pizza! – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  In this hands-on class, you will learn how to make quality, from-scratch pizza dough, learn the advantages of cooking your pizza in an oven versus a grill. Delve into the world of sauces, stretching techniques, and learn to impress your guests with your knowledge of how to properly balance, order, and proportion toppings, all the while garnering inspiration for interesting and creative combinations for non-traditional pizzas. Please call for reservations.  $105/person, 16 person maximum, 6:00 – 8:30pm.  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-8888

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                           

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: Thursday, March 21st, 2013 @ 10:01 am by Curt
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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

(For more information call (315) 685-0552 or visit

www.skaneateles.com)

Wednesday, March 20

FOOD & BEER: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St.

featuring beers of Dogfish Head brewery, food paring stations & passed hors d’oervers created

by Sherwood Inn executive chef, Dan Hudson. Live music by Tommy Connors. $40/person.

Reservations required (315) 685-3405

Wednesday, March 20

TRIVIA: 7:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00

per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, March 20

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, March 20

MUSIC: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Thursday, March 21

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside

Books & Coffee

35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

Thursday, March 21

MUSIC: 7:30 PM Special Thursday night performance by Loren Barrigar &

Mark Mazengarb at

Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379.

Friday & Saturday, March 22 & 23

FIGURE SKATING SHOW: Skaneateles Figure Skating Club

annual show, Ice Dreams “Gliding into Summer”. Friday, 3/22 @ 7 PM and Saturday, 3/23 @ 2

PM. W.G. Allyn Ice Arena in the Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center 97 State St. (315) 685-

2266.

Friday, March 22

FOOD: The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond, 3728 Center St. Rd., opens

for the season. Lunch and Dinner will be served on Wednesday through Sunday. We will be

offering our popular Lenten Bouillabaisse as well as appetizers, entrees, sides and desserts

prepared using produce from our early spring gardens growing in the solar high tunnels. Come

and enjoy the view of the farm coming to life for another beautiful spring. (315) 252-6025

Friday & Saturday, March 22 & 23

MOVIE: Intouchables 3/22 @ 1 & 8 PM; 3/23 @ 8 PM.

Auburn Public Theater

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00 online;

$6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Friday, March 22

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM The Milkweeds & Edgy Folk, at Creekside Books

& Coffee

, 35 Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

SKANEATELES SKINNY

SKANEATELES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEEKLY UPDATE

March 19, 2013

Saturday, March 23

FAMILY MOVIE: 1:00 PM. Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St.

Madagascar 3. Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo and Melman the Giraffe are still

fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and of course, King Julien, Maurice and the

Penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey takes them through Europe

where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus. Rated PG; run time 93 minutes (2012).

Popcorn provided! No registration necessary. (315) 685-5135.

Saturday, March 23

EARTH HOUR: 7:00 PM at the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St.

Sustainable Skaneateles and the CNY Regional Planning & Development Board introduces the

Skaneateles Team Energy Challenge. Find out how you can reduce your energy costs! (315)

685-5135.

Saturday, March 23

EARTH HOUR: 8:30 PM Sustainable Skaneateles is encouraging the entire

community to participate in a global initiative called Earth Hour. Millions of people in more than

135 countries/territories across every continent will unite in a single moment of celebration and

contemplation of the planet by switching off their lights for one designated hour –

Earth Hour.

By taking part in this global ‘lights out’ event we acknowledge our commitment to personal

action that benefits the planet

. For more information contact Carol Stokes-Cawley (315) 857-

4454.

Saturday, March 23

FOOD & WINE: Inns of Aurora will continue its epicurean series with a

dinner featuring the wines of the critically-acclaimed Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars. The meal

will feature five paired courses, with a reception wine and intermezzo, and will cost $75 ++ per

person. The event begins with a 6:30 reception; dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m. A full menu

follows. The Aurora Inn is located at 391 Main Street, Aurora. Reservations can be made by

calling (315) 364-8888.

Saturday, March 23

HEALTH & WELLNESS: The Skaneateles YMCA and Community

Center

, 97 State Street is pleased to announce its Community Day. The Skaneateles Y will be

open all day, free of charge, for individuals and families who wish to enjoy all that the Y has to

offer, including lap swimming, the water slide and fountain, use of cardiovascular and strength

equipment, an indoor walking track and fitness classes. Children under the age of 12 must be

accompanied by a supervising adult. Age and height restrictions apply in certain program areas.

Call (315) 685-2266 for more information or visit

www.auburnymca.org for hours of operation &

programming.

Saturday, March 23

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 Edgy Folk, at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Sunday, March 24

HOLIDAY for KIDS: 3:00 PM. Hop on over to Creekside Books & Coffee

for a special Easter story time with an Easter craft. Features favorite Easter books, an Easter

basket craft, & refreshments for all children in attendance. Reservations required by calling,

(315) 685-0379. $5.00 per child.

Sunday, March 24

BURGERS, BREWS & BLUES: 6:00 – 10:00 PM. Oak & Vine at Springside

Inn

, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Magic Hat Brewing Co., sampling a special brew made just for this

occasion with FingerLakes Distillery & McKenzie Bourbon!! Reservations encouraged. (315) 252-

7247.

Tuesday, March 26

WOMEN EVENT: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Women TIES Syracuse Event:

“Using Traditional Public Relations to Gain Exceptional Corporate Exposure”. “At this Syracuse

program, Allison DiMatteo, Founder of Creme della Creme Copywriting & Communication, will

review some basics of traditional public relations, press releases, media kits and backgrounders

so women entrepreneurs can begin to cultivate a relationship with newspapers, magazines, and

other media in their industries. Although social media marketing is still an excellent way to

market a business, women entrepreneurs need to educate themselves and use traditional forms

of marketing and public relations to gain exposure.” To register visit,

http://womenties.com/events.cfm#Event228

Tuesday, March 26

7:00 PM. The Inns of Aurora will present their second Literature on the

Lake event. The evening will feature a group of writers and editors of SUNY Upstate Medical

University’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities’ literary journal, The Healing Muse. Including

fiction, poetry, and non-fiction, the evening will feature a conversation on the process of writing,

as individuals read about topics revolving around medicine, illness, healing, disability, and

everything in between. The event is free and open to the public. Coffee and complimentary

refreshments will be offered, and a cash bar will be available during the readings and

conversation. The Aurora Inn is located at 391 Main Street, Aurora. Reservations can be made

by calling (315) 364-8888.

Tuesday, March 26

7:30 PM. Museum at the Creamery, 28 Hannum St. Sherry Martin, from

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County (CCE), will discuss the geological and

ecological dynamics that helped create Skaneateles Lake and the surrounding watershed.

Hydropower, mills and lumber have played vital roles in shaping development and maintaining

open space. How does water flow within the watershed and what factors affect water quality

today? This is also a perfect opportunity to see our new interactive lake model, which shows the

boundaries of the watershed. For more info, (315) 685-1360.

Wednesday, March 27

TRIVIA: 7:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00

per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, March 27

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, March 27

MUSIC: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Wednesday & Thursday, March 27 & 28

COOKING CLASS: 5:45 PM. Begin your spring by

cooking light with grains and vegetables that contribute to a healthy lifestyle and satisfying

additions to many dietary programs. $25.00 per person includes tax and gratuity.

Mirbeau Inn

& Spa

, 851 W. Genesee St. For more information and to register (315) 685-5006.

Thursday, March 28

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside

Books & Coffee

35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

Friday, March 29

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Ron Kadey at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday & Saturday, March 29 & 30

MOVIE: Hysteria 3/29 @ 1 & 8 PM; 3/30 @ 8 PM.

Auburn Public Theater

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00 online;

$6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, March 30

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 AM in Clift Park. For children ages 7 and under.

Sponsored by Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation & Skaneateles Rotary, Free

balloons at Williams Realty, 13 E. Genesee St. Gazella Dance Studio Performance at the Gazebo,

10:15 AM.

Saturday, March 30

COOKING CLASS: The Aurora Inn Dining Room will hold its beer event

of the season, presenting the Middle Ages Brewing Company Lunch. The event will feature

several paired courses, as well as an intermezzo, with each dish matched with the Syracuse

brewery’s creations. The event opens with a 12:00 p.m. reception, lunch served at 12:30 p.m.

The cost is $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The lunch will take the place of the Aurora Inn

Dining Room’s usual Saturday brunch. The

Aurora Inn, 391 Main Street, Aurora. Reservations

can be made by calling (315) 364-8888. innsofaurora.com/food-wine/epicurean-events

Saturday, March 30

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Donna Colton at Creekside Books & Coffee,

35 Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

Wednesday, April 3

TRIVIA: 7:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00 per

player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, April 3

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, April 3

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; Traditional Springside Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Closed Sunday for Dinner Oct -

April. (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Thursday, April 4

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside Books

& Coffee

35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

Friday, April 5

FIRST FRIDAY: Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. They will blow you away

with their expertise in handblown glass bowls. Please stop by from 6-9 pm and see the

demonstration. Light Refreshments. Questions (315) 685-5091 or www.snakeoilglassworks.com

Friday, April 5

MUSIC: 7:30 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. Open to the

public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday & Saturday, April 5 & 6

MOVIE: 4/5 @ 1 & 8 PM; 4/6 @ 8 PM. Auburn Public

Theater

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00 online; $6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, April 6

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.

Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond

is now available to reserve for business or informal group meetings

and luncheons on Mondays and Tuesdays. The farm and restaurant will make a quiet and refreshing

setting with morning coffee and farm breads or muffins. If desired a light lunch with many items prepared

using organic farm produce and meats is available. Walk around farm tours can also be arranged. Call

315-252-6025 for more information or to reserve a date.

The

Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center annual fund campaign continues, Central to the Y’s

mission is the principle that no one is turned away due to an inability to pay. The annual support

campaign raises scholarship dollars for program and membership subsidies. In 2012, more than $53,000

of membership and program subsidy was awarded, benefiting more than 300 individuals.

If you are interested in volunteering or donating, please contact Dorothea Hughes at the Skaneateles

YMCA and Community Center at 685-2266 or e-mail at dorothea@auburnymca.net.

The campaign runs

through March 26

. Please consider giving to the Y and strengthening your community. For more

information about applying for a scholarship, please contact Stephanie Bales, Membership Director, at

685-2266 or

stephanie@auburnymca.net.

Haba Toy Store

located 4407 Jordan Rd., will be open March 21st- April 6th Tuesday – Friday 9 am –

5pm and Saturday 10 am – 3 pm. Great ideas for Easter and Passover gifts, as well as birthdays and

babies…fun for ages 1M-99yrs! (315) 685-6660.

Gallery 54

features our Annual Spring Sale during the month of March. Here is how it works: Our artists

bring in pieces that have minor imperfections or are discontinued product lines and sell them at marked

down prices. This is an opportunity to acquire unique treasures at very affordable prices. Stop in for this

special sale of locally created fine art and craft at Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St, Skaneateles. Open

Sunday – Friday 11-5 and Saturday 10-5 www.gallery54cny.com

Hilton Garden Inn

: Meeting Promotion for March. Looking for space to hold your next social event,

meeting, or training session? Book any event (that includes food and beverage) with us for the month of

March and receive free room rental and setup! We can accommodate groups from 10-200 people! With

several different options to choose from, just give Sara a call, (315) 252-5511 or email,

sara.cowhig@hilton.com for more info.

Lockwood Lavender Farm

is calling all artists to submit “LAVENDER” themed artwork for the 6th Annual

Finger Lakes Lavender Festival official poster. The poster contest is open to artists within the Finger Lakes

and Central New York Region. Artwork should focus on lavender to represent this annual event on its

posters, postcards, website and t-shirt and press releases. The application, rules and requirements will be

on our website: www.fingerlakeslavenderfestival.blogspot.com or call Lockwood Lavender Farm (315)

685-5369. This year’s deadline for submission is April 5, 2013. Winning poster will be announced by April

8, 2013.

Baltimore Woods Nature Center

, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus

Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed on Sundays.

The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Visit their website for more

information at

www.baltimorewoods.org (315) 673-1350. March programs 3/9 Maple Sugaring Workshop

for the DIY Sugarer; 3/10 Art Reception; 3/15 Star Party: Comet Panstarrs; 3/16 All About Bluebirds;

3/17 Community Green Breakfast at Marcellus HS; 3/21 31

st Amphibian Alert; 3/30 Springtime Yoga for

Children.

SALES:

The 2013 edition of the CNY Boat Show has come to an end, but at

The Sailboat Shop we’re going to

keep things going through the end of March! We had a lot of fun at the show introducing new product

lines, Torqeedo and Shore Side Docks and we’re hanging on to all of our boat show pricing! This includes a

10% option credit on all new Com-Pac Yachts! Here at The Sailboat Shop we have even more Com-Pac’s

to look at than we had at the show. Featuring the 23 Pilot House, the Com-Pac original 23 as well as the

Eclipse, Sun Cat, Picnic Cat and Legacy! This is the best time of year for ordering any new Com-Pac to

ensure that it will be customized and built just to your liking and ready for sailing this spring! Give us a

call here at the shop, 685-7558 or stop at 1322 E. Genesee St. Rd (RT 20) to see some of the great new

products we have and start getting ready for another exciting sailing season.

Join us in the budding village of constant dawn as we greet spring with open arms, and shake off the

stresses of winter with a spur-of-the-moment getaway at the

Inns of Aurora. Treat yourself to a spring

stay special: a one-night weekday stay (Sunday-Thursday), a $50.00 credit to be used at either the Fargo

Bar & Grill or the Aurora Inn Dining Room, and a locally crafted welcome amenity, all for only $160 plus

tax. Book this special for a stay between now and April 30, but reservations must be made by March 1,

2013.

*Dates excluded from our spring special include April 2, and April 9. Please note that the Aurora Inn

Dining Room is open Wednesday-Sunday evenings; the Fargo Bar and Grill is open every evening.

Sherwood Bucks available. $10.00 off any order of $50.00 or more. Redeem your

Sherwood Inn bucks

toward any lunch or dinner order of $50.00 or more in the dining room or Tavern. Sunday – Thursday,

now through March, 2013 other restrictions do apply visit

www.thesherwoodinn.com (315) 685-0552

Did you know that HOT DEALS on

Skaneateles.com are a great way to run a last minute special for your

business! For only $5.00 per week, it is easy to post a special on our website, skaneateles.com. For more

information you can contact the Chamber at 685-0552 or log into you business listing and click on HOT

DEAL.

Winter White Sale at

the Inns of Aurora Offers reduced room rates to overnight guests on new

reservations through April 30, 2013: $130 for a Monday or Tuesday night stay; $150 for a Wednesday,

Thursday, or Sunday night stay; and $190 for a Friday or Saturday night stay. Prices are based on two

person occupancy and do not include tax. The

Inns of Aurora are located at 391 Main Street, Aurora. For

more details, or to make a reservation, call (315) 364-8888.

$5.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at

Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

Taco Tuesday at

The Garage located at 28 Jordan Street. Choice of three different tacos (beef, turkey or

fish). Festive music & decorations in a fun friendly family atmosphere. All meats are local hormone free.

Also serving Margaritas and Mojito! (315) 685-6116. Available for Lunch or Dinner. Dine in or take out

available.

www.joespastagarage.com

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at

Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.

COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR LEASE/RENT/SALE:

Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or Retail Space

#1- 880 Sq Ft $1250.00/month; located

at The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St. This strategically located,

Class A office building in a fundamentally strong office market. Tenants include Morgan Stanley Smith

Barney, Nixon Peabody LLP and The Skaneateles Artisans. For further information on this property please

contact J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-6609.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The

Skaneateles Historical Society is looking for a new volunteer webmaster for their website. If you

have these talents, and are interested, call Laurie Winship at (315) 685-1360 for more details.

SKANEATELES ECUMENICAL FOOD PANTRY EASTER DINNERS & GOODIE BAGS

For the Easter Dinner Baskets

First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St is collecting 60 cans of

pineapple rings (or chunks) 60 cans of peas & 60 cans carrots – any size. The Baskets will be packed on

March 22nd. Your donations can be dropped off in the basket in the Sims Room or at the Wed. Lent Soup

Suppers.

We are also collecting Easter Candy, stickers, sugar free gum, raisins, pencils & cracker for 50 Easter

Bags. All food/treats must be INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED. The candy/donations are needed by SUNDAY,

MARCH 17TH to assemble the bags at coffee hour for distribution with the dinners on March 23rd.

REOCCURING EVENTS:

John D. Barrow Art Gallery

is now open Thursday & Friday 11 AM – 4 PM or by appointment. Private

tours are available by appointment. Call (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

www.barrowgallery.org.

Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery

is open on Friday only now through April

from 1-4 pm, or by appointment. Looking for a gift? Visit the Creamery Gift Shop, featuring many

historical and Skaneateles themed items, 28 Hannum St. (315) 685-1360. Online, visit

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org

.

March 4 – April 26

Paintings by Karen Burns & photography by David LoParco depicting local landscape

will be on display in the Art Gallery at

Baltimore Woods. The exhibit and reception are open to the public

with no admission or parking fee. Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm,

closed Sundays. Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108.

Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed Sundays. The hiking trails

and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. The hiking trails and parking are free and

open every day from dawn to dusk.

Every Tuesday

Preschool Story Time at the Skaneateles Library 10:30 AM. Perfect for children ages 3

to 5 years. No registration necessary.

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are

available to answer plant and garden questions on the Horticulture Hotline. The volunteers will research

and make management recommendations using current research based information. Hotline hours are

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1-4 PM, at (315)424-9485 or anytime by email at onondaga@cornell.edu.

Good quality pictures of the symptoms will help the volunteers identify the plant species and the pest.

Email responses will be answered during Hotline hours. Visit us online at

http://www.extendonondaga.org/

.

First Wednesday of the month

Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s Support Group on

the 1st Wed. of each month at The Athenaeum, 150 E. Genesee St. from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Caregivers are

welcome to bring their loved one to the Athenaeum for dinner and activity at the same time for a reprieve

during the meeting. (315) 685-5170

Every Wednesday & Thursday

Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in Willard Chapel,17 Nelson

St., room #7. Wednesdays – Open Noon – 4 PM; Thursdays – Open 10 AM – 2 PM. The shop also accepts

donations during these hours. Acceptable donations include: small items of furniture, gently used,

seasonal women’s, men’s and children’s brand name clothing, home décor, antiques and collectibles. For

more information about the Hospice Thrift Shop or any questions about the work of Hospice, please call

the Hospice office at (315) 255-2733.

Every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday

entertainment at Lake House Pub. (315) 554-9194 or

www.lakehousepub.com

for music schedule. Daily hours Noon – 2 AM.

Every Thursday

Toddler Story Time, at the Skaneateles Library 11:00 AM. Perfect for kids ages 18 months

to 3 years. No registration necessary.

Every Friday & Saturday

Thomas Barr (acoustic guitar) 9 PM – Midnight at the Blue Water Grill, 11 W.

Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

Every Saturday

9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Alley bar (315) 685-5117.

Every Sunday

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315)

685-3405.

Candace Searing

Administrative/Staff Specialist

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce

csearing@skaneateles.com

http://www.skaneateles.com

(315) 685-0552

P.O. Box 199

22 Jordan Street

Skaneateles, NY 13152

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CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISM    131 GENESEE STREET      AUBURN, NY 13021         315-255-1658

 

 

 

The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through

Jan. 27th – Mar. 17th – Both Ends of the Rainbow – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  This annual exhibition will feature over 1,000 works of art by local students and senior citizens from Cayuga County. On view in Gallery Julius will be the Three Lakes Sampler, a collaborative project organized by Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES that includes artwork and poetry by local students.  Join us on Sunday, January 27th from 1 – 5pm for the opening reception and a special one-day only raffle. Don’t miss your chance to win! Purchase a chance to win family gift packages and gift cards from area businesses. All proceeds support the Schweinfurth Art Center’s exhibitions and educational programs.   Suggested admission is $3/adults, students & seniors free, Tues.-Sat. 10am – 5pm, Sun. 1 – 5pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Feb. 1st – Apr. 19th -  General John S. Clark – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn.  Biographical exhibit on General John S. Clark, a man of his era. Civil War veteran, cartographer, ethnographer, and Auburn City Planner.  Closed major holidays.  Suggested donation $3, Tues. – Sun. Noon – 5:00 pm.  www.cayugamuseum.org  315-253-8051 

Mar. 1st – May 31st – “Lincoln Tour” – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  Tour showcases the working relationship and personal friendship between the President and his Secretary of State.  The Seward House Museum is offering the “Lincoln Tour.” The tour will show museum visitors the actual artifacts of these two men’s world-changing professional relationship, but also of their genuine friendship. Visitors will get to see Seward’s appointment document where Lincoln names him Secretary of State, hear letters about the President and his relationship with not only Seward but his family, Lincoln’s presence throughout the Seward Home and more.  The story of the this great partnership is told through stories in the following rooms of the house: Parlor, Library, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Upstairs Hall,Victorian Room, Civil War Room, and Seward’s Office.  Thurs. 1:00 pm, Sat. 1:00 & 3:00 pm, admission $5.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

 

 

 

Mar. 1st – May 31st  - Auburn Photography Club at APT – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Auburn Photography Club at Auburn Public Theater. Opening Reception is March 1st from 5-9:30PM with live music by Nightlite Mary, Rue, Wooden Chalk and the Soup, and Hysterical Fits.  Exhibit will be open throughout the month of March during regular theater hours.  Featuring the work of several area photographers: Dean Aversa, Rhonda Miller Aversa, Annette Chamberlain, Joe Librandi-Cowan, Erica Hasenjager, Michael LaMontagne, Sherene LaMontagne, Maureen McEvers, Donald R. Miller, John Miller, Christopher Molloy, Drew Mosley, Chris Peters, and Ian Sherlock.  Free.    www.auburnpublictheater.org     315-253-6669

Mar. 14th – Jean Kilbourne – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Jean Kilbourne is internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and for her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising. In the late 1960s she began her exploration of the connection between advertising and several public health issues, including violence against women, eating disorders, and addiction, and launched a movement to promote media literacy as a way to prevent these problems. A radical and original idea at the time, this approach is now mainstream and an integral part of most prevention programs. Her films, lectures and television appearances have been seen by millions of people throughout the world. Kilbourne was named by The New York Times Magazine as one of the three most popular speakers on college campuses.  Tickets $25, APT members $22.50, 7:30pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                 315-253-6669

Mar. 14th – MAKE SHIFT with Betsy Menson Sio – Informal Art Making for Adults – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Tin Bead Necklace – Turn small pieces of tin cans (not aluminum) into beads and string them onto a necklace, ending up with a riot of colors from the cans. Very simple metalworking techniques will be utilized. You will walk away with a real conversation piece.  $20 Members / $25 Non-members, 6-8pm.  www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Mar. 14th  – Into The Woods – Union Springs High School Auditorium, 239 Cayuga St., Union Springs.  Information and advance sale tickets are available by contacting Stephanie Barry at 315-889-4130 between 8am – 3pm.

Mar. 14th – SHOWTIME – F.A.M.E. Center for Creative Expression, 39 Genesee St., Auburn.  Come for an evening of song & dance with Finger Lakes Artists, Musicians & Entertainers. Music & refreshments scheduled every 2nd Thursday of the month. Admission is free, donations appreciated. Raffling a Peter Mack acrylic painting for $5/chance.  6:30pm-7:30pm.  315-252-7016

Mar. 15th – An Evening of Comedy – - Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Marcus Harvey is the world’s first “SurUrban” comedian, and is a rising star in the world of comedy. He is also a celebrity barber and gathers a lot of material joking with the likes of Chris Webber and while touring with Nas on his European tours.  Lucas Bohn is energetic with an edge. The perfect blend of schoolboy charm and bad-boy charisma, his comedy is both smart and audacious. The little guy who generates big laughs, Lucas has shared the stage with Dave Chapelle, Jimmy Fallon, and Pablo Francisco. He also does voice-overs and has been featured on PBS,CBS, and Coastal Today.  Sponsored by the Student Activities Board at CCC. For more information, call 255-1743, ext. 2232.  $5 Students / $10 General Admission, 7pm.  .  www.auburnpublictheater.org        315-253-6669

Mar. 15th – Auburn Junior High School Presents “Seussical” – Auburn Junior High School, 191 Franklin St., Auburn.  Seussical is a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based on the books of Dr. Seuss that debuted on Broadway in 2000. The play’s story is a rather complex amalgamation of many of Seuss’s most famous books. After a Broadway run, the production spawned two US national tours and a UK tour. It has become a favorite for school, community and regional theatres. 

Mar. 15th - Life of Pi – - Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Director Ang Lee creates a groundbreaking movie event about a young man who survives a disaster at sea and is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another survivor…a fearsome Bengal tiger.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 3/15, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 3/16, 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                315-253-6669

Mar. 16th – Fine Art and Fine Wine – The Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga.  Sip and savor and enjoy exhibitions of work of Artist Bradley Butler. Bradley’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions all over the country. Meet Bradley, view his work and enjoy some wine and cheese.  Free, 1-5pm.  www.theapplestation.com  315-889-5185

Mar. 16th – The Rhythm Dogs – The Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga.  Enjoy the musical performance of The Rhythm Dogs. Wine, beer, and food will be available for purchase.  Free, 8pm-midnight.  .  www.theapplestation.com  315-889-5185

Mar. 16th – Make your own Rain Barrel Workshop – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Convert a 55 gallon barrel into a rain barrel to capture rain water for use in your landscape. Rain barrels harvest rain water which can then be used to irrigate landscape plants. Rain barrels also reduce the amount of storm water runoff and help prevent nonpoint source pollution of our lakes, rivers, and streams. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by March 12. There is a cost of $25 per barrel to help cover materials. If you would like to come to watch and learn how to make one on your own there is no charge for the program.  $25 to cover cost of materials per barrell, or free to observe, 1pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark            315-947-6143

Mar. 16th – “Let Women Vote” – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.  To echo the contributions the Seward women made to the Women’s Rights Movement, the Seward House Museum is pleased to host Hutchinson Family Revival, a re-created 19th century music group, for a concert centering on songs and anthems of the Women’s Rights and Suffragist Movement. Each song will be accompanied by an educational narrative, describing the song’s history and cultural significance. Following the performance will be an opportunity to meet representatives of various women’s history and social services organizations to learn about the contemporary efforts to aid underprivileged women.  $5 admission, 1pm.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

 

 

 

Mar. 16rd & 17th — Welcome to Maple Weekend 2013:                                                               Schoolyard Sugarbush, 5967 Appletree Point Rd.  Moravia.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great!  10-4pm, free.  www.schoolyardsugarbush.org  315-497-3480

Smokey Hollow Maple Products, 8597 Pierce Rd., Jordan.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great! Come taste our sugar on snow, take a free tour and try some free samples of goodies using maple. We will be operating our evaporators, making maple cotton candy, maple popcorn, maple cream, maple sugar in many shapes and sizes.  Pancake breakfast available from 9am till noon, $5/person and kids under 5 free. 10-4pm, free.  www.smokeyhollow.net  315-689-9833

Mar. 16th & 23rd   – The Women’s Tour of the Seward House Museum – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn.  To showcase and honor the contributions of the Seward women to the Women’s Rights Movement, the Seward House Museum is pleased to announce the return of our Women’s Tour. The narrative focuses on the tenacious spirits and civic involvement of the Seward Women during this critical time.  $8/adults, $7/Seniors, AAA members, $5/students w/college ID, 11:00 am.  www.sewardhouse.org  315-252-1283

Mar. 17th – Irish Harp Concert – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.       Harpist Lisa Craig Fenwick will present an Irish Music Concert. Lisa performs throughout the Finger Lakes and the US and teaches harp to students of all ages. She has recently performed for the Cortland Music Festival, Tioga County Council on the Arts and Tully, Hornell, Canisteo and Howard Libraries as well as Kendall, Bridges and Alterra House in Ithaca. She is currently the Harpist for the Ithaca Community Orchestra. In addition to Lisa’s solo pedal harp pieces, Lisa will be joined for a portion of the concert by her sons David Fenwick, cello and Jonathan Fenwick, violin. David is a freshman at the Ithaca College School of Music. Jonathan is a high school freshman and is concert master for the Ithaca Community Orchestra. Both David and Jonathan have been playing since age 4. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day the concert will include a great deal of Irish music, but the audience will also be treated to a bit of classical and other Celtic music as well. Tickets for this concert are $10. Proceeds will benefit the Community Preservation Committee/Willard Memorial Chapel.  Admission $10, 2pm.  www.willardchapel.org  315-252-0339

Mar. 19th & 26th  - Open Mic Night – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Open Mic Night features music and spoken word from local and regional talent in a relaxed cafe setting. Listen to live original and cover music, spoken word, stand-up comedy and poetry and enjoy light refreshments including wine and beer for those with proper ID.  Closed major holidays.  Admission $2 at the door, 7:30-10:30pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                 315-253-6669

Mar. 20th – Spring Equinox Walk – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  Embrace the first day of spring by taking a guided walk to discover nature’s secret expression of the changing seasons. Early spring migrants, nesting owls and calling frogs are some of the possible wildlife we may encounter. The program is free and open to the public.  Free, 7pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpar   315-947-6143

Mar. 22nd – Perfect Pairings – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn.  Enjoy pairings of beer, wine, and Finger Lakes cheeses at the Schweinfurth Art Center.  Advance Tickets: $30 member, $35 non-member  At Door: $35 member, $40 non-member, 7-9pm. -Music by Joe Whiting -Silent Auction -Art Making with Betsy Menson Sio, Joe Librandi-Cowan, and Robert Loring – Preview of 2013 Made in NY exhibit -Cyanotypes by Victoria Miller in Gallery Julius Tickets can be purchased a the Art Center.   www.myartcenter.org  315-255-1553

Mar. 22nd – “The Intouchables” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects. An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility, The Intouchables has broken box office records in its native France and across Europe. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicap millionaire (Francois Cluzet) and his street smart ex-con caretaker (Omar Sy), The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.  Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 3/22, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 3/23, 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org         315-253-6669

Mar. 23rd & 24th – Welcome to Maple Weekend 2013:                                                               Schoolyard Sugarbush, 5967 Appletree Point Rd.  Moravia.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great!  10-4pm, free.  www.schoolyardsugarbush.org  315-497-3480

Smokey Hollow Maple Products, 8597 Pierce Rd., Jordan.  The New York State Maple Producers Association invites families from across the Empire State and neighboring areas to learn all about the production of maple syrup and other related products. Our goal during Maple Weekend is to share the taste of real mouth-watering maple syrup with you. Maple producers will demonstrate how to make syrup — whether it’s simply boiling the sap over an open fire or running it through highly scientific equipment — the results always taste great! Come taste our sugar on snow, take a free tour and try some free samples of goodies using maple. We will be operating our evaporators, making maple cotton candy, maple popcorn, maple cream, maple sugar in many shapes and sizes.  Pancake breakfast available from 9am till noon, $5/person and kids under 5 free. 10-4pm, free.  www.smokeyhollow.net  315-689-9833

 

 

Mar. 23rd – Lamoreaux Landing Wine Dinner – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora.  Our first event with the Finger Lakes winemakers will feature five paired courses, including a reception wine and intermezzo. Thoughtfully arranged, each course has been designed and paired specifically with the wine featured. Director of Training and Service Meryl Davis will be on hand to explain the logic behind the pairings, while Executive Chef Patrick will discuss the featured food pairings. Please call for reservations.  $75++/person  Reception 6:30 pm, Dinner 7:00 pm  www.innsofaurora.com  315-364-888

Mar. 23rd – Emily Howland and the Suffrage Movement in Cayuga County – Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn.  Talk, “Emily Howland and the Suffrage Movement in Cayuga County,” by Patricia White of the Howland Stone Store Museum, 1 p.m. White will talk about Howland and efforts in Cayuga County to get women the right to vote; she also will bring suffrage posters from the museum’s collection. Free; no registration required.  Free, 1pm.  315-252-2571 

Mar. 23rd – Egg Dying – Sterling Nature Center, 15730 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling.  See what colors you can get from your pantry just in time for the spring table. Go back to nature with this fun and entertaining program using natural dyes to color your eggs. Please bring your own hard-boiled eggs to dye. An adult should accompany children. The program is free and open to the public.  Free, 1pm.  www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpar   315-947-6143

Mar. 23rd – Professor Louie & The Crowmatix – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Aaron Professor “Louie” Hurwitz- Multi-instrumentalist – Hammond organ/keyboards/accordion and exceptional vocalist. Tagged Prof. “Louie” by The Band vocalist/bassist Rick Danko while performing as a duo. MARIE SPINOSA – Miss Marie from Brooklyn, NY – singer/songwriter, pianist/percussionist had performed for many years in concert with her own groups, has co-written many of the songs on The Crowmatix releases. GARY BURKE – drummer for Bob Dylan, Graham Parker and many others & best known for his long tenure on over a dozen albums with Joe Jackson. FRANK CAMPBELL – played bass with The Rick Danko, Levon Helm duo tours of the 70′s and early 80′s. JOSH COLOW – From Woodstock, New York – An in demand rhythm & blues guitarist, Josh has toured The United States and Europe with Jesse Winchester with his own groups and solo.  Tickets: $10; $9 APT Members, 8pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org                315-253-6669

Mar. 23rd – The Kids Choice Awards – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn.  Our annual LIVE broadcast of the slimey-est show around! Pizza, snacks, fun.  Admission $5, Doors open at 7:00 pm, show at 8:00 pm.  www.auburnpublictheater.org      315-253-6669

Mar. 26th – Visit by Children’s Author – - Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn.  Enjoy a visit by Children’s Author, Susan Keeter.  Free, 4pm.  315-252-2571

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                           

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

(For more information call (315) 685-0552 or visit

www.skaneateles.com

)

Tuesday, March 12

COOKING CLASS: the Inns of Aurora is slated to present the next in its

series of cooking classes, Fundamentals of Soup. This small, hands-on class runs from 6:00 p.m.

until 8:30 p.m. and costs $75 per person. The price includes a full meal, served at 8:30, of the

dishes prepared throughout the class. Participation is limited to twelve spots. A full list of the

Inns of Aurora cooking classes can be seen at innsofaurora.com/food-wine/cooking-classes. The

Aurora Inn is located at 391 Main Street, Aurora. Reservations can be made by calling (315)

364-8888.

Wednesday, March 13

TOURISM MEETING: NOTE CHANGE of Location: 8:30 AM at Joe’s

Pasta Garage

, 28 Jordan St. All tourism related businesses are encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, March 13

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & Entertainment: Celebrate this special “wear’n

of the green” Feast at Stella Maris, 130 E. Genesee St. Join us for an authentic Irish meal

prepared by our Chef Brian Renk! It’s sure to be a night filled will good food, friends and

entertainment! Dinner served at 6:00 pm; followed by a celebrated harpist Gail Lyons; Offering:

$25.00 per person; reservations are required. (315) 685-6836

Wednesday, March 13

TRIVIA: 7:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00

per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, March 13

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, March 13

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; Traditional Springside Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Closed Sunday for Dinner Oct -

April. (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Wednesday & Thursday, March 13 & 14

COOKING CLASS: 5:45 PM. Mmmmmmm….

Enjoy using beer in cooking and create inspired food pairings with a presentation by one of

our local beer experts. $25 per person includes tax and gratuity.

Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851

W. Genesee St. For more information on cooking classes and to register, (315) 685-5006.

Thursday, March 14

MONTHLY MEETING: Noon. Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce

monthly meeting at

Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 841 E. Genesee St. “featuring real estate, tax and

school professionals. Conversation will be geared toward how we can encourage people to look

at Skaneateles as a great place to live. The more people that live here, the more business there

SKANEATELES SKINNY

SKANEATELES AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEEKLY UPDATE

March 12, 2013

is for everyone.” Cost for a three course lunch is $25.00 per person & feature beef short ribs.

Vegetarian requests available. Reservations are mandatory. Call the Chamber at 685-0552 or

email

csearing@skaneateles.com

Thursday, March 14

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside

Books & Coffee

35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

Friday, March 15

FUNDRAISING: Senior Pasta Dinner & Sophomore Circus 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

The pasta dinner $6.00/person (under 5 free) is served in the MS/HS cafeteria and the

Sophomore Circus in the gym. Enjoy pasta dinner, salad, bread, beverage & dessert, musical

entertainment and silent auction. The money raised from the pasta dinner, is used to help defray

the costs of the after the ball program. Tickets available at the door or from any senior.

Friday, March 15

MUSIC: 7:30 PM Sloppy Joes at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.

Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, March 15

FRIDAY FILM: 6:30 PM Skaneateles Library, 49 East Genesee St. Anna

Karenina. Oscar-nominated film based on Tolstoy’s tragic novel. The story unfolds in its original

late-19th-century Russia high-society setting and powerfully explores the capacity for love that

surges through the human heart, from the passion between adulterers to the bond between a

mother and her children. As Anna questions her happiness, change comes to her family, friends,

and community. Rated R; run time 130 minutes. Popcorn provided! No registration necessary.

Friday & Saturday, March 15 & 16

MOVIE: Where do we go now? 3/15 @ 1 & 8 PM; 3/16 @

8 PM.

Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00

online; $6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, March 15, 16, & 17

SHAMROCK SHOOTOUT: The first annual

over 30 Men’s Hockey tournament at the W.G. Allyn Ice Arena.

Saturday, March 16

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Mere Mortals at Creekside Books & Coffee,

35 Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

Saturday, March 16

ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: Noon – 3:00 PM. Gallery 54 presents Claudia

Loomis Chandler demonstrating Hand Weaving Straw Hats. Claudia is an award winning weaver

and will be sharing her techniques for hand weaving with Madagascar raffia. Gallery 54

specializes in fine art and craft by Central New York artists and is located at 54 E.Genesee St.

Skaneateles. 685-5470 www.gallery54cny.com March hours are Sun- Fri 11-5 and Sat 10-5.

Saturday, March 16

HOMEBREW 101 WORKSHOP: 6:30 PM at the Skaneateles Library, 49 E.

Genesee St. Do you love craft beer or would just love to learn about how it’s made? Local

resident John Furlong will treat beer lovers to a demonstration of the home brewing process, as

well as a short history of beer. There will be several varieties of John’s homebrewed beer to

sample, so attendees must be 21 or older. Please register at 685-5135 or

help@skaneateleslibrary.org. Limit 40 participants. John Furlong is a Skaneateles Falls resident

who has been homebrewing for 8 years. He began with extract batches, but now uses 100%

grain brewing. John also has experience growing his own hops and harvesting yeast.

Sunday, March 17

FUNDRAISER: 7:00 AM – Noon. Mottville Volunteer Fire Department

Pancake Breakfast.

Sunday, March 17

1:00 – 4:00 PM Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop Winter Clearance Sale on all

clothing. Willard Memorial Chapel, Room #7, 17 Nelson St., Auburn.

Sunday, March 17

MUSIC: 4:00 PM . The MasterWorks Chorale of CNY is looking forward to

presenting Mozart’s classic work – ”Requiem in D minor” – in the sonic splendor of St. Mary’s

Catholic Church, Auburn. Members of Symphony Syracuse will be accompanying the choir with

professional soloists, including Janet Brown, Daniel Kringer, Stephen Stomps and Jennifer

DeStio. Paired with this work will be one of Handel’s “Chandos” Anthems, based on Psalm 42.

To complete the program, the choir will sing 2 short but exquisite settings of Ave Verum Corpus

– by Mozart and by William Byrd. The MasterWorks Chamber Singers will also debut in a

performance of Giovanni da Palestrina’s quintessential Renaissance work – “Sicut Cervus”.

Tickets: $12 general admission, $10 seniors, $30 for a family and children under 12 are free. For

any questions contact Indigo Productions at (315) 657-1235.

Wednesday, March 20

FOOD & BEER: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St.

featuring beers of Dogfish Head brewery and food paring stations & passed hors d’oervers

created by Sherwood Inn executive chef, Dan Hudson. Live music by Tommy Connors.

$40/person. Reservations required (315) 685-3405

Wednesday, March 20

TRIVIA: 7:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00

per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, March 20

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, March 20

MUSIC: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Thursday, March 21

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside

Books & Coffee

35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

Friday & Saturday, March 22 & 23

FIGURE SKATING SHOW: Skaneateles Figure Skating Club

annual show, Ice Dreams “Gliding into Summer”. Friday, 3/22 @ 7 PM and Saturday, 3/23 @ 2

PM. W.G. Allyn Ice Arena in the Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center 97 State St. (315) 658-

2266.

Friday & Saturday, March 22 & 23

MOVIE: Intouchables 3/22 @ 1 & 8 PM; 3/23 @ 8 PM.

Auburn Public Theater

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00 online;

$6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Friday, March 22

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Milkweeds, at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Saturday, March 23

FAMILY MOVIE: 1:00PM Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee ST.

Madagascar 3. Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo and Melman the Giraffe are still

fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and of course, King Julien, Maurice and the

Penguins are all along for the comedic adventure. Their journey takes them through Europe

where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus. Rated PG; run time 93 minutes (2012).

Popcorn provided! No registration necessary.

Saturday, March 23

EARTH HOUR: 7:00 PM at the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St.

Sustainable Skaneateles and the CNY Regional Planning & Development Board introduces the

Skaneateles Team Energy Challenge. Find out how you can reduce your energy costs!

Saturday, March 23

EARTH HOUR: 8:30 PM Sustainable Skaneateles is encouraging the entire

community to participate in a global initiative called Earth Hour. Millions of people in more than

135 countries/territories across every continent will unite in a single moment of celebration and

contemplation of the planet by switching off their lights for one designated hour –

Earth Hour.

By taking part in this global ‘lights out’ event we acknowledge our commitment to personal

action that benefits the planet

. For more information contact Carol Stokes-Cawley (315) 857-

4454.

Saturday, March 23

FOOD & WINE: Inns of Aurora will continue its epicurean series with a

dinner featuring the wines of the critically-acclaimed Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars. The meal

will feature five paired courses, with a reception wine and intermezzo, and will cost $75 ++ per

person. The event begins with a 6:30 reception; dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m. A full menu

follows. The Aurora Inn is located at 391 Main Street, Aurora. Reservations can be made by

calling (315) 364-8888.

Saturday, March 23

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 Edgy Folk, at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Tuesday, March 26

7:30 PM. Museum at the Creamery, 28 Hannum St. Sherry Martin, from

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County (CCE), will discuss the geological and

ecological dynamics that helped create Skaneateles Lake and the surrounding watershed.

Hydropower, mills and lumber have played vital roles in shaping development and maintaining

open space. How does water flow within the watershed and what factors affect water quality

today? This is also a perfect opportunity to see our new interactive lake model, which shows the

boundaries of the watershed. For more info, (315) 685-1360.

Wednesday, March 27

TRIVIA: 7:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00

per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, March 27

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, March 27

MUSIC: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Wednesday & Thursday, March 27 & 28

COOKING CLASS: 5:45 PM. Begin your spring by

cooking light with grains and vegetables that contribute to a healthy lifestyle and satisfying

additions to many dietary programs. $25.00 per person includes tax and gratuity.

Mirbeau Inn

& Spa

, 851 W. Genesee St. For more information and to register (315) 685-5006.

Thursday, March 28

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside

Books & Coffee

35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free.

Friday, March 29

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Ron Kadey at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday & Saturday, March 29 & 30

MOVIE: Hysteria 3/29 @ 1 & 8 PM; 3/30 @ 8 PM.

Auburn Public Theater

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00 online;

$6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, March 30

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 AM in Clift Park. For children ages 7 and under.

Sponsored by Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce & Skaneateles Rotary.

Saturday, March 30

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Donna Colton at Creekside Books &

Coffee

, 35 Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The

Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center annual fund campaign continues, Central to the Y’s

mission is the principle that no one is turned away due to an inability to pay. The annual support

campaign raises scholarship dollars for program and membership subsidies. In 2012, more than $53,000

of membership and program subsidy was awarded, benefiting more than 300 individuals.

If you are interested in volunteering or donating, please contact Dorothea Hughes at the Skaneateles

YMCA and Community Center at 685-2266 or e-mail at dorothea@auburnymca.net.

The campaign runs

through March 26

. Please consider giving to the Y and strengthening your community. For more

information about applying for a scholarship, please contact Stephanie Bales, Membership Director, at

685-2266 or

stephanie@auburnymca.net.

Haba Toy Store

located 4407 Jordan Rd., will be open March 21st- April 6th Tuesday – Friday 9 am –

5pm and Saturday 10 am – 3 pm. Great ideas for Easter and Passover gifts, as well as birthdays,

babies…fun for ages 1M-99yrs!

Gallery 54

features our Annual Spring Sale during the month of March. Here is how it works: Our artists

bring in pieces that have minor imperfections or are discontinued product lines and sell them at marked

down prices. This is an opportunity to acquire unique treasures at very affordable prices. Stop in for this

special sale of locally created fine art and craft at Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St, Skaneateles. Open

Sunday – Friday 11-5 and Saturday 10-5 www.gallery54cny.com

The

Sherwood Inn will be closed for some minor renovations on March 11, 12, 13 & 14 and reopening at

11:30 am on Friday, March 15. Questions, (315) 685-3405.

Hilton Garden Inn

: Meeting Promotion for March. Looking for space to hold your next social event,

meeting, or training session? Book any event (that includes food and beverage) with us for the month of

March and receive free room rental and setup! We can accommodate groups from 10-200 people! With

several different options to choose from, just give Sara a call, (315) 252-5511 or email,

sara.cowhig@hilton.com for more info.

Lockwood Lavender Farm

is calling all artists to submit “LAVENDER” themed artwork for the 6th Annual

Finger Lakes Lavender Festival official poster. The poster contest is open to artists within the Finger Lakes

and Central New York Region. Artwork should focus on lavender to represent this annual event on its

posters, postcards, website and t-shirt and press releases. The application, rules and requirements will be

on our website: www.fingerlakeslavenderfestival.blogspot.com or call Lockwood Lavender Farm (315)

685-5369. This year’s deadline for submission is April 5, 2013. Winning poster will be announced by April

8, 2013.

Baltimore Woods Nature Center

, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus

Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed on Sundays.

The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Visit their website for more

information at

www.baltimorewoods.org (315) 673-1350. March programs 3/9 Maple Sugaring Workshop

for the DIY Sugarer; 3/10 Art Reception; 3/15 Star Party: Comet Panstarrs; 3/16 All About Bluebirds;

3/17 Community Green Breakfast at Marcellus HS; 3/21 31

st Amphibian Alert; 3/30 Springtime Yoga for

Children.

SALES:

The 2013 edition of the CNY Boat Show has come to an end, but at

The Sailboat Shop we’re going to

keep things going through the end of March! We had a lot of fun at the show introducing new product

lines, Torqeedo and Shore Side Docks and we’re hanging on to all of our boat show pricing! This includes a

10% option credit on all new Com-Pac Yachts! Here at The Sailboat Shop we have even more Com-Pac’s

to look at than we had at the show. Featuring the 23 Pilot House, the Com-Pac original 23 as well as the

Eclipse, Sun Cat, Picnic Cat and Legacy! This is the best time of year for ordering any new Com-Pac to

ensure that it will be customized and built just to your liking and ready for sailing this spring! Give us a

call here at the shop, 685-7558 or stop at 1322 E. Genesee St. Rd (RT 20) to see some of the great new

products we have and start getting ready for another exciting sailing season.

Join us in the budding village of constant dawn as we greet spring with open arms, and shake off the

stresses of winter with a spur-of-the-moment getaway at the

Inns of Aurora. Treat yourself to a spring

stay special: a one-night weekday stay (Sunday-Thursday), a $50.00 credit to be used at either the Fargo

Bar & Grill or the Aurora Inn Dining Room, and a locally crafted welcome amenity, all for only $160 plus

tax. Book this special for a stay between now and April 30, but reservations must be made by March 1,

2013.

*Dates excluded from our spring special include March 12, April 2, and April 9. Please note that the Aurora

Inn Dining Room is open Wednesday-Sunday evenings; the Fargo Bar and Grill is open every evening.

Sherwood Bucks available. $10.00 off any order of $50.00 or more. Redeem your

Sherwood Inn bucks

toward any lunch or dinner order of $50.00 or more in the dining room or Tavern. Sunday – Thursday,

now through March, 2013 other restrictions do apply visit

www.thesherwoodinn.com (315) 685-0552

Did you know that HOT DEALS on

Skaneateles.com are a great way to run a last minute special for your

business! For only $5.00 per week, it is easy to post a special on our website, skaneateles.com. For more

information you can contact the Chamber at 685-0552 or log into you business listing and click on HOT

DEAL.

Winter White Sale at

the Inns of Aurora Offers reduced room rates to overnight guests on new

reservations through April 30, 2013: $130 for a Monday or Tuesday night stay; $150 for a Wednesday,

Thursday, or Sunday night stay; and $190 for a Friday or Saturday night stay. Prices are based on two

person occupancy and do not include tax. The

Inns of Aurora are located at 391 Main Street, Aurora. For

more details, or to make a reservation, call (315) 364-8888.

$5.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at

Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

Taco Tuesday at

The Garage located at 28 Jordan Street. Choice of three different tacos (beef, turkey or

fish). Festive music & decorations in a fun friendly family atmosphere. All meats are local hormone free.

Also serving Margaritas and Mojito! (315) 685-6116. Available for Lunch or Dinner. Dine in or take out

available.

www.joespastagarage.com

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at

Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.

COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR LEASE/RENT/SALE:

Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or Retail Space

#1- 880 Sq Ft $1250.00/month; located

at The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St. This strategically located,

Class A office building in a fundamentally strong office market. Tenants include Morgan Stanley Smith

Barney, Nixon Peabody LLP and The Skaneateles Artisans. For further information on this property please

contact J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-6609.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The

Skaneateles Historical Society is looking for a new volunteer webmaster for their website. If you

have these talents, and are interested, call Laurie Winship at (315) 685-1360 for more details.

REOCCURING EVENTS:

John D. Barrow Art Gallery

is now open Thursday & Friday 11 AM – 4 PM or by appointment. Private

tours are available by appointment. Call (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

www.barrowgallery.org.

Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery

is open on Friday only now through April

from 1-4 pm, or by appointment. Looking for a gift? Visit the Creamery Gift Shop, featuring many

historical and Skaneateles themed items, 28 Hannum St. (315) 685-1360. Online, visit

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org

.

March 4 – April 26

Paintings by Karen Burns & photography by David LoParco depicting local landscape

will be on display in the Art Gallery at

Baltimore Woods. The exhibit and reception are open to the public

with no admission or parking fee. Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm,

closed Sundays. Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108.

Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed Sundays. The hiking trails

and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. The hiking trails and parking are free and

open every day from dawn to dusk.

Every Tuesday

Preschool Story Time at the Skaneateles Library 10:30 AM. Perfect for children ages 3

to 5 years. No registration necessary.

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are

available to answer plant and garden questions on the Horticulture Hotline. The volunteers will research

and make management recommendations using current research based information. Hotline hours are

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1-4 PM, at (315)424-9485 or anytime by email at onondaga@cornell.edu.

Good quality pictures of the symptoms will help the volunteers identify the plant species and the pest.

Email responses will be answered during Hotline hours. Visit us online at

http://www.extendonondaga.org/

.

First Wednesday of the month

Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s Support Group on

the 1st Wed. of each month at The Athenaeum, 150 E. Genesee St. from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Caregivers are

welcome to bring their loved one to the Athenaeum for dinner and activity at the same time for a reprieve

during the meeting. (315) 685-5170

Every Wednesday & Thursday

Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in Willard Chapel,17 Nelson

St., room #7. Wednesdays – Open Noon – 4 PM; Thursdays – Open 10 AM – 2 PM. The shop also accepts

donations during these hours. Acceptable donations include: small items of furniture, gently used,

seasonal women’s, men’s and children’s brand name clothing, home décor, antiques and collectibles. For

more information about the Hospice Thrift Shop or any questions about the work of Hospice, please call

the Hospice office at (315) 255-2733.

Every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday

entertainment at Lake House Pub. (315) 554-9194 or

www.lakehousepub.com

for music schedule. Daily hours Noon – 2 AM.

Every Thursday

Toddler Story Time, at the Skaneateles Library 11:00 AM. Perfect for kids ages 18 months

to 3 years. No registration necessary.

Every Friday & Saturday

Thomas Barr (acoustic guitar) 9 PM – Midnight at the Blue Water Grill, 11 W.

Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

Every Saturday

9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Alley bar (315) 685-5117.

Every Sunday

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315)

685-3405.

Candace Searing

Administrative/Staff Specialist

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce

csearing@skaneateles.com

http://www.skaneateles.com

(315) 685-0552

P.O. Box 199

22 Jordan Street

Skaneateles, NY 13152

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